Arsenal legend David Seaman has admitted he is 'puzzled' by Mikel Arteta's decision to drop Aaron Ramsdale and install David Raya as his new No 1.
Arteta has been criticised in some circles for rotating his goalkeepers, which has perplexed fans, pundits, commentators and now one of the greatest players to ever hold the position at the Gunners.
On Sunday, summer signing David Raya retained his place in goal for Arsenal during their 2-2 draw with rivals Tottenham in the north London derby.
Meanwhile last season's No.1, Aaron Ramsdale, watched from the sidelines and cheered on his team-mate as the Spaniard pulled off some terrific stops.
It was only Raya's third appearance for Arsenal after completing a loan move from Brentford in summer - which the club have the option to make permanent - as Arteta continues to rotate his goalkeepers.
It's a strategy that has been met with some concern from the Gunners fanbase, who have queried as to why Ramsdale lost his starting place in the squad.
And it's not just supporters who are holding this stance, with Seaman revealing that he's been 'puzzled' by the manager's decisions.
Speaking exclusively to Mail Sport, the former goalkeeper said: 'What he's doing is what he spoke about. He's making sure they all get game time. We'll have to wait and see how that pans out.
'Back in my day, I don't know whether I would've liked that as much. I'm sure [Peter] Schmeichel wouldn't have liked it either!
'But it was different back then, that was 20 years ago. The game's changed and Mikel's trying something new.
'Will it work out? I don't know if I'm honest. I'm still puzzled as to why Aaron was left on the bench.'
Former Sheffield United keeper Ramsdale started the season as Arteta's first-choice but, uponRead on m.allfootballapp.com